Oswego resident Violet Gottfried will celebrate her 100th birthday on Saturday, April 11.
Gottfried has lived in the community for about 15 years. Her family includes a daughter-in-law, seven grandchildren, six great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. She had two sons, James and Dennis, who are deceased.
Violet grew up on the south side of Chicago and is one of nine children. She likes playing solitaire on her tablet and loves to play in the garden. She looks forward to the nice weather ahead so she can get out there.